SOURCE: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

September 14, 2009 11:00 ET

Vishay Named to 'Top 10 Semiconductor Brands' List by HC360, Leading China E-Commerce Site

MALVERN, PA--(Marketwire - September 14, 2009) - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it is the only U.S. company among those awarded as "Top 10 Semiconductor Famous Brands" by China-based e-commerce site HC 360 (www.hc360.com).

The award was made on July 28 in Beijing at HC 360's 2009 Electronics Industry Summit Forum and China Electronics Industry Top 10 Awards Ceremony. Attendees included Ms. Guan Baiyu, IC director of the Electronic Information Division of the Ministry of Industry and Informatization; Mr. Xu Xiaotian, secretary-general of the China Semiconductor Industry Association; Mr. Liu Shuguang, deputy secretary-general of the China Electronic Chamber of Commerce; and Mr. Jimmy Goodrich, U.S. information technology officer.

The ceremony included awards in the categories of Top 10 Semiconductor Famous Brands, Top 10 Electronics Famous Brands, Top 10 Influencers, Top 10 Electronics Innovative Companies, Top 10 Semiconductor Innovative Companies, Top 10 Distributors, and The Most Potential Brand.

Founded in 1992, www.hc360.com (HK8292) provides a full range of e-commerce services for small- and-medium-sized enterprises. In December 2003, it was successfully listed on the Growth Enterprises Market (GEM) of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and became the first listed mainland company in the information services industry and B2B electronic commerce services industry. At present, it has more than five million registered users and serves up to eight million buyers in more than 60 industries, making itself the most influential e-commerce service provider in China.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, MOSFETs, optoelectronics, and selected ICs) and passive electronic components (resistors, capacitors, inductors, sensors, and transducers). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Its product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made Vishay a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at http://www.vishay.com.